More fun with the New Release

Hi everyone, well it’s Friday… let the weekend begin!

Today I would normally do a post for our current weekly challenge at Cheery Lynn Designs but I am having so much fun with the new release dies I couldn’t help myself.  I made a project using some of my New Release dies and I was having so much fun I pulled out some of my oldies but goodies to do a second project.

For my first project, I want to show you a card I made using the new Lacey Christmas Ornaments.  They are so delicate and pretty and I know you are going to have a lot fun using them.  They even have a built-in hanger so you can actually hang them up!  How cool is that!  I also thought the Merry Christmas sentiment was the perfect accompaniment to make a lovely Christmas Card.

Here’s a closer look so you can see what I mean.

For this project I used the following dies:

B215 – Expandable Tiny Borders
B216 – Wreath Strip
B160 – Queen Anne’s Lace Border
B186 – Merry Christmas Set
DL227 – Lacey Christmas Ornaments
XL-7 – Oval – Classic – LG Stackers Nesting Dies

As well and in keeping with this weeks challenge theme Corner Adorners (must use a corner embellishment), my second project is a card in honor of a sweet friend.    I know she loves these colors together and the inspiration for the color combination came from her.  For this card I used the Spring Flower Burst Doily die with Angel Wing and cut it once in each color.  I then cut and layered sections of the doily with each of the colors to get this effect.  It is a little time-consuming but the results are so worth it.  I hope you will give it a try : )

Here is photo of how it came together:

For this project I used the following dies:

B117S – Mini Fanciful Flourish
B149 – Cuties 1
B165 – Lace Corner Deco E
D137 – Sweet Williams
DL221 – Spring Flower Burst Doily
XM-7 – Oval

Don’t forget to visit the challenge this week and put in your entry where the theme is Corner Adorners (must have a corner embellishment)!

You have a chance to win a $20.00 shopping spree at Cheery Lynn Designs and with all of the wonderful new dies announced this week I have no doubt you will be able to put your winnings to good use!

Also, for more fantastic inspiration I hope you can visit the other talented ladies from the Cheery Lynn Design Team.

I am so happy you could pop by to visit today and I hope to see you again very soon! 
I just love to read your comments, they make my day!

About Castlepark Designs

My name is Joann and I live in Halifax, Nova Scotia with my husband Miles. We have one son who is in the Royal Canadian Navy. I have worked full time in the Finance and Insurance industry for the past 29 years. I absolutely adore all things paper & glue and have been involved with crafting in some way for most of my life. I have a great admiration for creating projects from paper that may not necessarily be made from paper. When not in my craft room, I enjoy spending time at our cottage enjoying all that nature and suburban life has to offer.

4 responses »

  1. Great project Joann! I LOVE the Christmas ornaments. I think I NEED them. Their new releases are awesome with all the sentiments!


  2. Beautiful cards! Just love those ornaments!


  3. You are just amazing! I love the way your mind works. Your creations are always a delightful surpirse. I wait with excited anticipation for what you will show us next!


  4. the ornaments are Beautiful, love them done in gold, and on your second card the corners are so delicate and pretty, both Lovely creations!



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